Looking Forward: The Future of Print

by Ink Well Mag - 19 January 2018

Many futurists spell a grim tomorrow for the print industry. It’s easy to understand why. Almost everything is digital now, even money. This presents a whole new era of convenience, but at what cost? Many people believe that that’ll happen at the cost of print dying out. Some industry experts and...

Economist's View

Looking Forward: The Future of Print

Many futurists spell a grim tomorrow for the print industry. It’s easy to understand why. Almost everything is digital now, even money. This presents a whole new era of convenience, but at what cost? Many people believe that that’ll happen at the cost of print dying out. Some industry experts and commercial printing services such as woolstonprinting.com.au may beg to differ, however. No One’s Dying Faren Rajkumar of The Current puts it this way: print media still has a place in anyone’s daily lives. Digital media (particularly social media) is powerful but hasn’t touched all of...

Market Think Tank

Using Your Retirement Productively

Retirement is something you want to be prepared for. And you’ve got years to do it–you can start as early as now to plan for your twilight years. Some doubles up on savings while others start to invest. If you’re not sure of where to put your money to make sure you have enough when you retire, consider these ideas: Start a Business from Home Those family recipes can be put to good use, especially if you’ve mastered baked goods. Your children can sell them to their colleagues, or you can set up an online shop where people can send their orders, and you can fulfill the deliveries...

Openminds

All the Reasons You’d Want a Custom, Eco-Friendly Home

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Whether you’re a first-timer or a veteran, homeownership is one of the biggest and smartest investments you can ever make. As such, you want to make certain that your money is well spent, which means having a home that truly fulfills your desires and meets your needs. And in today’s modern society wherein health goes hand in hand with eco-friendliness, green homes have become a much-preferred...

Planet Money

4 Ways to Reduce Tenant-Turnover

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So, you’re a first-time investor who took out a commercial multifamily loan. You’ve built apartments with the best modern designs and now have the number of tenants you’ve carefully projected to have over years of planning on this business venture. You also now have many responsibilities to fulfill as the owner and landlord of the structure. It’s not only you and empty building...

The Indicators

3 Practical Ways to Reduce Risks in Your Workshop

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Having your very own workshop can be very rewarding. Not only can it satisfy your desire to create something with your hands, but it can also eliminate the need to pay for some things and repairs. Better yet, it can be a good source of income. However, it can be dangerous as well, so here are some safety tips to keep in mind when working in one. Responsibility for personal protection Protect yourself...

Money Markets

Does Signage Still Matter? The Answer Is a Big Yes

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It’s the era of the retail apocalypse. More than 2,000 stores, including from the big brands, will be closing from 2018 to 2020. A lot of factors influence this tough decision. For one, the consumers’ preferences have changed. More are now shopping online compared with brick-and-mortar stores. From 2015 to 2016, online holiday sales jumped by 11%, while offline ones gained no more than 2%. Moreover,...